As promised, shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine delivered some news today, announcing that the band’s “full catalog” is now streaming, and vinyl reissues of 1988’s Isn’t Anything, 1991’s Loveless, 2013’s m b v will be released in May. Full details right here.
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Legendary noise merchants My Bloody Valentine took to social media today to tease… well, something… that will be happening on March 31. Could it be a new record from Kevin Shields and Co., a relatively quick follow-up to 2013’s 22-years-in-the-making third album mbv?
Andrew Weatherall, the famed British DJ, musician, remixer and producer who helped Primal Scream craft its genre-flipping early masterpiece Screamadelica, died in a London hospital Monday after suffering a pulmonary embolism, according to his publicists. He was 56. Full details right here.
My Bloody Valentine today announced a short U.S. tour around its previously confirmed appearance at FYF Fest in Los Angeles this July, a six-date run of shows that will include stops in Seattle, Oakland, Calif., St. Paul, Minn., Chicago, Philadelphia and New York City. See full dates right here.
London’s Meltdown festival today revealed the first round of acts selected by The Cure’s Robert Smith for this year’s series of concerts, a roster that includes My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, The Psychedelic Furs, Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses, and The Church. Full details right here.
The time has come once again, it appears, to dust off our old MBV Watch feature, as rumors now are swirling about reclusive guitar-noise genius Kevin Shields being at work on a new My Bloody Valentine album — the follow-up to 2013’s mbv — for release sometime next year. Here’s what we know.
Former Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore returns later this month with Rock N Roll Consciousness, first new album in two years, which was recorded with his current touring band that includes former SY compatriot Steve Shelley on drums and My Bloody Valentine’s Deb Googe on bass.
My Bloody Valentine will follow up last month’s short run of concerts in the western U.S. with eight more dates this November in support of their long-delayed comeback record mbv, this time hitting select cities in the eastern half of the United States — namely Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia and New York — and Canada
Touring this year in support of their long-delayed comeback record mbv, shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine will play at least five concerts in the western U.S. this August in advance of the band’s headlining appearance at the FYF Fest in Los Angeles. It’s not yet clear whether more U.S. dates are planned.
Barcelona’s Primavera Sound is underway this weekend in Spain, and one of Friday’s highlights was an appearance by The Jesus and Mary Chain, who brought My Bloody Valentine singer/guitarist Bilinda Butcher up on stage to sing backing vocals on the classic “Just Like Honey.”
My Bloody Valentine will return to the U.S. for the first time since 2009 when the band co-headlines, along with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the 2013 installment of FYF Fest in Los Angeles this August, organizers announced this week. The festival is set for Aug. 24-25 in L.A. State Historic Park.
This week’s new releases include the long-awaited new album from My Bloody Valentine, the new Depeche Mode single, a 10-disc Roxy Music box set, vinyl reissues of Bauhaus’ first two albums, a new studio effort from Chris Stamey of The dB’s, a collection of Bjork remixes and Julian Cope’s reissue of ‘St. Julian.’
So it appears “maybe two or three days” meant closer to a week, but Kevin Shields has kept good to his word as My Bloody Valentine tonight released the band’s 22-years-in-the-making follow-up to Loveless, a 9-track album called mbv that, upon news of its release, crashed the MBV site preventing anyone from hearing it for hours.
After announcing just before Christmas that their new album had just been mastered, My Bloody Valentine took the stage tonight in London for the first live date of the year, with Kevin Shields surprising fans by answering a heckler with news news that it could be released in “maybe two or three days.”